OCCUPATION TRAINEE

INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS SPECIFIC TO PERMIT SUB-CLASS N2 OCCUPATIONAL TRAINEE 

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ELIGIBLE PERSON:

This sub class of permit shall be issued to a foreigner who undertakes training or academic research with the aim of enhancing his/her skills in his/her present occupation. 
N2 sub class of permit is issued to students who have just completed their studies in a recognized university within period of six months after completion. 

DEPENDANTS:

Not allowed 

WHERE TO APPLY:


*Applications should be made at the Directorate General of immigration and Emigration. 

TRAVEL DOCUMENT:

Any genuine and recognized travel document valid not less than 6 months. 

Permit Fees:

50,000 frw 

VALIDITY OF PERMIT:

2 Years 

PERMIT EXTENSION:

This permit may be extended upon application. 

CHANGE OF STATUS:

The holder of this permit may be allowed to change his/her status. 

WORKING IN RWANDA:

Work is not permitted 

NUMBER OF ENTRIES:

Multiple entries 

CERTIFICATE OF GOOD CONDUCT:

Applicants are required to provide a certificate of good conduct from recognized law enforcement authority of the country they have been residents for the last 6 months.  
This certificate has to indicate whether the applicant has not had any criminal convictions. 

TRANSCRIPTION:

For applicant whose permit is in the expired or lost passport, he/she will have to pay 10,000frw for the permit to be transferred in the new passport.  

REQUIREMENTS:

*One colored passport size photo with white background recently taken without glasses, caps and scurf. The photo should be attached to the application form by use of glue stick. Stapling and clipping the photo to the application form is not advisable.
 
*A completed application form: (Click here for application form
*A recommendation letter addressed to the Director General of Immigration and Emigration by a recognized institution in Rwanda. 
*Curriculum Vitae 
*Original Police Clearance from the country you have lived in for the last 6 months 
*A copy of the notified diploma/degree  
 * Internship contract  

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE RENEWAL:

*One colored passport size photo with white background recently taken without glasses, caps and scurf. The photo should be attached to the application form by use of glue stick. Stapling and clipping the photo to the application form is not advisable. 
*A completed application form: (Click here for application form!
*An application letter addressed to the Director General of Immigration and Emigration by the institution in Rwanda/ employer 
*Valid internee contract 
*A copy of green card 
*A bank slip of 50,000 Rwf paid to RRA;  Click the following link to request for payment advice ticket to take to the bank.

PROCESSING TIME:

3 Days 

N.B:

To avoid penalties, the applicant should apply/renew his/her visa before expiration of current visa. Penalty fee is 20,000frw in a period of 06 to 15 days of the delay. Article 34 of the Ministerial Order No. 02/01 of 21/05/2011, establishing procedures and regulations implementing Immigration and Emigration law, categorizes other penalties from 16 days to 9 months and above.